When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.75 per hour) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Bristol, Conn. (about $11.99), Providence, R.I. (approximately $10.48), and Simsbury, Conn. ($9.50) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Florida, Fla. at around $8.75. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; pay there average to $10.70 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Restaurant Managers, Assistant Fast Food Managers, General Team Leaders, and Bakers; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $11.71 per hour, the other salaries come in at about $11.05, $9.44, and approximately $9.19, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Dunkin' Donuts are Cashiers — the median salary for this role approaches $8.76.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $10.15 per hour. The largest fraction of Dunkin' Donuts people (60 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $9.22 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Servsafe food manager certifications earn around $12.08 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Dunkin' Donuts workers who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) are also well compensated, earning about $17.20 on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be People Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $10.28 per hour. A common skill in Dunkin' Donuts's work force is Customer Service; a solid majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Food Preparation, Cash Handling, and Cleaning round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Just 8 percent receive paid time off. Around one in four workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For just under one in three workers, benefits include health insurance, and slightly less than a fifth of workers get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Dunkin' Donuts are free drinks, flexible hours, food/meal discounts, and a casual working environment.